Beyond Genocide: Toward Justice and Conciliation After ISIS

By: Eric Patterson

Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared that the actions of Islamic State (ISIS) constituted genocide. I will leave it to others to go into detail about the specific findings that led to this conclusion, but I will comment on why the United States has a unique and critical role to play with regard to this genocide determination and talk about concrete next steps in the pursuit of justice and security.

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